- ABSTRACTS: POSTER PRESENTATIONS: Intensive care for the soul, not just the body. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p70
An abstract of the article "Intensive care for the soul, not just the body," by Jain Golan and Ziva Sastiel is presented.
- Using Evidence-Based Practice to Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia. Sedwick, Mary Beth; Lance-Smith, Mary; Reeder, Sara J.; Nardi, Jessica // Critical Care Nurse;Aug2012, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p41
BACKGROUND Strategies are needed to help prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia. OBJECTIVE To develop a ventilator bundle and care practices for nurses in critical care units to reduce the rate of ventilator-associated pneumonia. METHOD The ventilator bundle developed by the Institute for...
- EXPERIENCES FROM FACIAL MASK IN ICU PATIENTS WITH NIV SUPPORT. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2012, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p11
An abstract of the article "Experiences From Facial Mask in ICU Patients With NIV Support," by Christel Westerlund and Kirsti Leitold is presented.
- EB114 The Zap VAP Initiative: Empowering Staff to Eliminate Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia. // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, pe65
An abstract of the article "The Zap VAP Initiative: Empowering Staff to Eliminate Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia," by Andrea Yates is presented.
- FACTUAL AND DELUSIONAL MEMORIES OF INTENSIVE CARE AND A SPECIALIZED WEANING CENTRE REPORTED BY SURVIVORS OF PROLONGED MECHANICAL VENTILATION. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2012, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p4
An abstract of the article "Factual and Delusional Memories of Intensive Care and a Specialized Weaning Centre by Survivors of Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation," by Louise Rose, Mika Nonoyama, and Shaghayegh Rezaie is presented.
- Non-invasive weaning from ventilation reduces mortality, ventilator-associated pneumonia, and length of stay in intubated adults. Willson, Grant // Australian Journal of Physiotherapy;2009, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p207
Objective: To review the evidence as to whether early extubation with immediate application of non-invasive ventilation reduces mortality and ventilator-associated pneumonia and improves other outcomes in critically-ill adults receiving invasive ventilation. Data sources: Medline, Embase,...
- ABSTRACTS: POSTER PRESENTATIONS: Interventions of nurses to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care units. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p71
An abstract of the article "Interventions of nurses to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care units," by GÃ¼lten Ozden and Sevgi Sun Kapucu is presented.
- Nebulized ceftazidime in experimental pneumonia caused by partially resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Ferrari, Fabio; Qin Lu; Girardi, Cassio; Petitjean, Olivier; Marquette, Charles-Hugo; Wallet, Frederic; Rouby, Jean-Jacques // Intensive Care Medicine;Oct2009, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p1792
Ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa with impaired sensitivity to ceftazidime is frequent in critically ill patients. The aim of the study was to compare lung tissue deposition and antibacterial efficiency between nebulized and intravenous administrations of...
- To Brush 'Em or Not: Does Tooth Brushing Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia? Chlan, Linda L. // Critical Care Alert;Sep2011, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p44
The author comments on a study by N. J. Ames and colleagues, which examined the effect of tooth brushing in the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in critically ill adults and children receiving mechanical ventilator support.